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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/01/23

Applications Due12/16/23

Vacancy ID145233

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleSenior Health Care Fiscal Analyst/ Health Care Fiscal Analyst Trainee – Central Office;

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $63108 to $80248 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County New York

Street Address NYS Office of Mental Health

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12229

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be employed by New York State to be eligible to apply for this position.

Candidates must have permanent status as a Senior Health Care Fiscal Analyst, Grade 18 and be eligible for lateral transfer OR be eligible to transfer via Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

Individuals certified eligible for the 55b/c program under the Governor’s Program to Hire Persons/Veterans with Disabilities pursuant to Section 55b/c of the Civil Service Law that possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting, Auditing, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Healthcare Administration, Hospital Administration, or Public Administration with 18 semester credit hours in statistics, economics, accounting and/or auditing (12 of which must be in accounting and/or auditing) will also be considered. Please provide a copy of your 55b/c eligibility letter and your unofficial college transcript with your response.

Duties Description The Office of Financial Management, Bureau of Community Budget and Financial Management Group, Consolidated Fiscal Report Group is recruiting to fill a Senior Health Care Fiscal Analyst/Health Care Fiscal Analyst Trainee, position. The incumbent will be charged with the responsibility for collection and review of cost reports accounting for the revenues and expenses of local providers and counties through New York State.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Perform desk audits of Consolidated Fiscal Reports (CFR) submitted by community providers of Mental Health Services to ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and CFR reporting requirements.
• Maintain records of cost reports, correspondence, financial statements, and case notes to document changes in the desk audit process; develop and test new audit tools and provide input into refinement of desk audit protocol.
• Function as a CFR reporting contact for 750 local service providers including regular written correspondence and verbal communications.
• Participate in CFR Interagency Committee with representatives from Office of People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD), Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) and the State Education Department (SED) and function as the lead on specific cost reporting issues.
• Provide guidance in the testing and development of changes to the CFR Software.
• Participate in the CFR Provider training sessions.
• Coordinate with the Contracts and Claims (C&C) Unit on the application of CFR data to State Aid Letter and direct contract close-outs.
• Conducting periodic internal control updates and testing.
• Assist the budget staff on CFR data analysis required to conduct policy analysis related to operational issues and budget development.
• Revise the CFR Manual and forms to accommodate new initiatives and changes in accounting principles.
• Contribute to a wide range of OMH projects, including evaluation of provider fiscal health prior to contract renewals (Legacy Contract reviews).

Additional Comments The salary listed applies to candidates appointed to Senior Health Care Fiscal Analyst, SG-18. The salary for candidates appointed to Health Care Fiscal Analyst Trainee 1 starts at $50,678 and, for current New York State employees, is based on the candidate’s salary at the time of hire.

Specific scheduled hours and telecommuting availability for this position will be discussed during the interview process. Please note, employees are required to apply and obtain approval through management to telecommute according to operational needs and Agency Telecommuting Program Guidelines.

The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants with lived mental health experience are encouraged to apply. OMH is deeply committed to supporting underserved individuals, organizations, and communities. To this end, OMH is focused on implementing activities and initiatives to reduce disparities in access, quality, and treatment outcomes for underserved populations. A critical component of these efforts is ensuring OMH is a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees' unique attributes and skills are valued and utilized to support the mission of the Agency. OMH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Leslie A. Brownell


Fax (518) 486-3897



Street NYS Office of Mental Health

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12229


Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #145233 in the subject line of your email when applying.

You are advised that, should you accept a job offer with the Office of Mental Health, you may be required to be fingerprinted and pay a fingerprint fee.

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